Thursday, June 28, 2012

Repentance From Dead Works

"The hard work of Christian growth, therefore, is to think less of ourselves and our performance and more of Jesus and his performance for us.  Ironically, when we focus mostly on our need to get better, we actually get worse.  We become neurotic and self-absorbed.  Preoccupation with our effort instead of with God's effort for us makes us increasingly self-centered and morbidly introspective."

                                                                                        Tullian Tchividjian